Eva Hüpkes is Adviser on Regulatory Policy and Cooperation at the Financial Stability Board (FSB), a position she assumed shortly after the FSB’s creation in 2009. Prior to that she served as Head of Policy and Regulation at the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA and FINMA’s predecessor organization, the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC), which she joined in 1999. Previously she worked at the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C.
She has played a pivotal role in promoting effective resolution of financial institutions as Co-Chair of the Basel Committee Working Group on Cross-Border Bank Resolution, as Secretary to the FSB’s groups working on resolution and as a member of the Advisory Panel of the International Association of Deposit Insurers. As a senior member of the Secretariat she contributed substantially to the formulation of the FSB’s overall strategy and policies to address threats to stability posed by systemically important financial institutions, including the development and implementation of the global standard on resolution (“Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes”).
Eva Hüpkes is a Doctor of Law and a member of the New York Bar. She studied at the Graduate Institute of International Studies and the University of Geneva, the University of Berne in Switzerland, at Georgetown University in Washington DC and at the University of Passau in Germany. She is a Member of the Committee on International Monetary Law of the International Law Association and a Lecturer in international financial regulation at the University of Zurich.